CSOR Research & Reports

July 26, 2021

What the US and EU can Learn from China’s Occupational Licensing Reform

What the US and EU can Learn from China’s Occupational Licensing Reform    Tingting Zhang, 12   Mengjie Lyu, 1 and Edward Timmons 2 1: School of Labor […]
July 13, 2021

Policymaking Through Direct Democracy

Policymaking Through Direct Democracy Using public referendum as a tool for licensure reform By: Protik Nandy Middle Tennessee State University The Knee Center for the Study […]
August 10, 2020

Police Officer Licensing – Policy Brief 2020

Is Police Officer Training Serving its Intended Purpose? Dr. Alicia Plemmons, Alexis Schumacher MHRM, Dr. Edward Timmons   If police officer training and education requirements are […]
April 15, 2020

A Primer on Emergency Occupational Licensing Reforms for Combating COVID-19 Appendix: Details on Enacted Licensing Reforms

*Last Updated 04/27/2020 **This will be updated as new reforms are put into place during this pandemic A Primer on Emergency Occupational Licensing Reforms for Combating […]
March 26, 2020

A Primer on Emergency Occupational Licensing Reforms for Combating COVID-19

*Last Updated 04/27/2020 **This will be updated as new reforms are put into place during this pandemic                    […]
September 12, 2019

Barriers to Work in the Mountain State

A Closer Look at Occupational Licensing in West Virginia   Though scrutiny of occupational licensing has increased nationwide over the last few years, it remains woefully […]
February 27, 2019

A Mountain of Regulation?: Assessing Barriers to Work in West Virginia

Study of West Virginia’s Occupational Licensing Laws Shines Light on Burdensome Fees, Barriers to Opportunity & Competitive Disadvantages Charleston, WV – In partnership with the Knee […]
February 12, 2019

Deserting Workers? Barriers to Work in New Mexico

By Edward Timmons, PhD Conor Norris, MA — February, 2019 Click Here to Open the PDF in a New Tab WHY DOES OCCUPATIONAL LICENSING MATTER IN […]
April 10, 2018

Too Much License? A Closer Look at Occupational Licensing and Economic Mobility

Dr. Edward Timmons, Director of CSOR and John “JJ” Hazenstab, Graduate Assistant for CSOR recently published a new paper (co-authored with Brian Meehan of Berry College […]
November 20, 2017

Barriers to Mobility: Understanding the Relationship between Growth in Occupational Licensing and Economic Mobility

Dr. Edward Timmons, Director of CSOR recently published a new paper (co-authored with Brian Meehan of Berry College and Andrew Meehan of Central Michigan) and it […]